Part of this 31 day challenge was to write more poetry about my own parenting experience with my boys. However… as I mentioned at the beginning of the challenge, I kind of just jumped into this 31 days the night before it started.
So… I’m still figuring out what I want to say… and as we have a busy weekend coming up, I’m going to give you a little Throwback Thursday post.
Some of my new readers may not realize this but… I’ve actually written several poetry posts in the four years I’ve been blogging. They are tucked away between all the tips, recipes, reviews, and other info, but they are there!
Here’s one of my first parenting poems, where I write about nursing my first son. I was so excited to finally hit the six-month mark and have gotten through some really rough times as a new nursing mom.
When I Nurse My Baby At Night
Hands, tiny fingers
for a familiar face.
baby fingers trace
and lips, nose, cheek.
I close my eyes
How love knows
To see in the dark.
This poem was previously published on this blog August 26, 2010.
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